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circumfluent

cir·cum·flu·ent
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ser-kuhm-floo-uh nt]
    • /sərˈkʌm flu ənt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ser-kuhm-floo-uh nt]
    • /sərˈkʌm flu ənt/

Definitions of circumfluent word

  • adjective circumfluent flowing around; surrounding; encompassing 3
  • adjective circumfluent flowing around; encompassing. 1
  • noun circumfluent Flowing around; surrounding. 1
  • adjective circumfluent Flowing round; surrounding in the manner of a fluid. 0

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Origin of circumfluent

First appearance:

before 1570
One of the 33% oldest English words
First recorded in 1570-80, circumfluent is from the Latin word circumfluent- (stem of circumfluēns, present participle of circumfluere to flow around). See circum-, fluent

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Parts of speech for Circumfluent

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

circumfluent popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 63% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

circumfluent usage trend in Literature

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